Raynard Tissink Triathlon Coach
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Raynard Tissink


I have been competing in the sport of triathlon for more than 22 years, competed in 33 Ironman races and achieved 4 Top 10 finishes at the World Championships in Kona, Hawaii.

I have eight IRONMAN titles

IRONMAN Korea in 2002 and 2007, IRONMAN Canada in 2003, IRONMAN South Africa in 2005, 2010 and 2011, IRONMAN Wisconsin in 2009 and IRONMAN Austria in 2005.

Another 12 top five finishes

IRONMAN South Africa (2nd in 2001, 2006, 2007 and 2008), IRONMAN Louisville (3rd in 2009), IRONMAN Austria (2nd in 2004), IRONMAN Western Australia (2nd in 2007), IRONMAN Malaysia (3rd in 2001), IRONMAN Brazil (4th in 2002), IRONMAN Florida (5th in 2002), IRONMAN Coeur d''Alene (2nd in 2003) 3rd at IRONMAN Florida in 2003

Four top ten finishes at the World Championships, in Kona, Hawaii

In the first ever finish at the World Championships in Kona, Hawaii; I became the first ever South African to finish in the Top 10. In 2005, I finished in 7th place. In 2010, I finished in 5th place.


Annah Watkinson - Race Report IM Brazil 2017

After a great first year racing in the professional category in 2016, I was amped for the 2017 season. Feeling stronger and fitter and more in the "right head space" - I had done some great training over December spending many many many (and many more) hours on the bike - I loved it. My swim was starting to click, I was starting to understand the phrase "feel the water", and my running was strong

READ ONAnnah Watkinson - Race Report IM Brazil 2017
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